Kris Wilkes

Height: 6-8
Weight: 210
College: UCLA
Classification: Sophomore
Birthdate: 9/19/1998

2019 Top 100 Prospect Rank: 73
Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted

Pros:

Adequate shooter from all over the floor
Adequate scorer off the dribble
Excels at scoring on the move
Can post up smaller players
Adequate playmaker
Decent rebounder
Decent defensive player
Solid athlete

 
Cons:

Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
May need to tweak his shooting mechanics
Needs to improve his passing ability
Not an elite ball handler
Does not always commit himself to the boards
Can have lapses defensively

 
Summary:

Kris Wilkes is an athletic combo forward that could project into a 3 and D type of role player at the next level.  He is a versatile scorer that had a solid sophomore season, and he could be a second round pick in 2019.

 

Links:

2019 ESPN Draft Profile

DraftExpress Profile

NBADraft.Net Profile

RealGM Profile

ESPN’s Article on Wilkes Returning